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Top 10 Causes of Chronic Sciatica

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Mon, Oct 14, 2013 @ 10:30 AM

If you are a chronic sciatica sufferer, your recurrent pain and related symptoms may be due to a variety of causes. Sciatica itself is a symptom of a medical condition and includes leg pain, a pins-and-needles or burning feeling in the legs, feet, arms and/or hands. You may or may not have back pain. Sciatica occurs when the spinal cord is narrowed, placing pressure on the sciatic nerve. Once this large nerve becomes irritated, you may experience recurring pain and other symptoms all along its length.

Top sciatica causes

Following are common causes of chronic sciatica, placed generally in order of frequency of occurrence, although statistics vary widely—meaning there’s no strict, universally agreed-upon, numerical order. Often more than one of the following factors contributes to sciatica:

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Topics: sciatica, Chronic Back Pain, Causes of Sciatica

The 5 Most Common Causes for Sciatica, Part 1

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Tue, Aug 21, 2012 @ 02:12 PM

This is part 1 of a 2 part series.  In the first part we are going to talk about what causes Sciatica and in the second part we are going to talk about the treatments for Sciatica.

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Topics: sciatica, sciatica, bulging disc, Common Causes of Back Pain, sciatica problems, pinched nerve sciatica, leg pain sciatica, best sciatica treatment, Causes of Sciatica